Fort Lee employment information

IndexFort LeeNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$42,311$36,359$28,555
Median household income$67,119$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$82,893$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$51,462$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$57,238$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$41,598$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate5.2%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level11.0%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Lee is 48% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Lee is 25% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Lee is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Lee is 30% lower than the national average.

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Fort Lee median earnings by income bracket

Fort Lee employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.1%0.5%
Manufacturing sector8.5%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.8%8.5%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%12.5%
Public administration5.0%2.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%2.5%
Education, health & social services12.8%32.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Plandome, NY1,430$250,001367%
Hewlett Bay Park, NY397$250,001367%
Scarsdale, NY17,471$241,453351%
Sands Point, NY2,718$206,833287%
Hewlett Harbor, NY1,259$200,625275%
Fort Lee, NJ36,048$67,11925%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hollister, CA36,067$66,04523%
Del Rio, TX36,081$41,11023%
Temple City, CA36,006$63,80319%
Rome, GA36,099$33,78737%
Franklin, WI35,920$73,12237%
Fort Lee, NJ36,048$67,11925%
Source: The Fort Lee, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.